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Red River at Grand Ecore Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 21.75 ft at 3:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.77 ft at 4:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.77 ft at 5:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 6:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 7:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 8:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.76 ft at 9:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.76 ft at 10:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.75 ft at 11:00AM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.76 ft at 12:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.76 ft at 1:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.74 ft at 2:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.73 ft at 3:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.73 ft at 4:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.74 ft at 5:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.75 ft at 6:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.75 ft at 7:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.76 ft at 8:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 9:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 10:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.79 ft at 11:00PM Aug 25, 2015Observed: 21.79 ft at 12:00AM Aug 26, 2015Highest Observation: 21.8 ft at 1:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 2:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.78 ft at 3:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.77 ft at 4:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.76 ft at 5:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.75 ft at 6:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.74 ft at 7:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.72 ft at 8:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.71 ft at 9:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.7 ft at 10:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.68 ft at 11:00AM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.68 ft at 12:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.66 ft at 1:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.66 ft at 2:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.63 ft at 3:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.61 ft at 4:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 5:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 6:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 7:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 8:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 9:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 10:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 11:00PM Aug 26, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 12:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 1:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 2:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 3:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 4:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 5:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.6 ft at 6:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 7:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 8:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.59 ft at 9:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.58 ft at 10:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.58 ft at 11:00AM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.57 ft at 12:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.57 ft at 1:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.56 ft at 2:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.56 ft at 3:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.56 ft at 4:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.52 ft at 5:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.51 ft at 6:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.5 ft at 7:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.5 ft at 8:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.49 ft at 9:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.47 ft at 10:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.47 ft at 11:00PM Aug 27, 2015Observed: 21.45 ft at 12:00AM Aug 28, 2015Observed: 21.44 ft at 1:00AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 21.5 ft 7:00AM Aug 28, 2015Highest Forecast: 21.5 ft 1:00PM Aug 28, 2015Forecast: 21.4 ft 7:00PM Aug 28, 2015Forecast: 21.4 ft 1:00AM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 21.4 ft 7:00AM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 21.3 ft 1:00PM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 21.3 ft 7:00PM Aug 29, 2015Forecast: 21.2 ft 1:00AM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 21.2 ft 7:00AM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 21.2 ft 1:00PM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 21.1 ft 7:00PM Aug 30, 2015Forecast: 21.1 ft 1:00AM Aug 31, 2015Forecast: 21.1 ft 7:00AM Aug 31, 2015Forecast: 21.1 ft 1:00PM Aug 31, 2015Forecast: 21 ft 7:00PM Aug 31, 2015Forecast: 21 ft 1:00AM Sep 01, 2015Forecast: 21 ft 7:00AM Sep 01, 2015US Army Corps of EngineersGREL1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (2:18AM Aug 28, 2015)ObservedForecast (issued 9:18AM Aug 27)Latest observed value: 21.44 ft at 1:00 AM CDT 28-Aug-2015. Flood Stage is 33 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Red River at Grand Ecore are issued routinely year-round.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 39
Moderate Flood Stage: 36
Flood Stage: 33
Action Stage: 32
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 44.70 ft on 04/10/1945
(2) 42.03 ft on 06/13/2015
(3) 42.00 ft on 05/10/1957
(4) 41.90 ft on 05/11/1958
(5) 40.70 ft on 05/18/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 42.03 ft on 06/13/2015
(2) 34.80 ft on 10/21/2009
(3) 34.40 ft on 12/23/2001
(4) 39.40 ft on 03/09/2001
(5) 34.00 ft on 02/22/2001
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 2.60 ft on 10/12/1988
(2) 4.60 ft on 11/05/1978
(3) 4.91 ft on 10/05/1956
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45 Record flooding of tens of thousands of acres will take place with most of the levees in this area overtopped or in the process of being overtopped. Severe backwater flooding will take place at all bayous that exhaust their water into the Red River.
41 Severe backwater flooding along Bayou Pierre with backup of water into Black, Clear and Saline lakes will take place.
40 Major backwater flooding problems will affect Bayou Pierre, Black and Saline bayous and the Cane River Lake tributaries with thousands of acres flooded. Severe backwater flooding will spread upstream along Bayou Pierre through Powhattan and Evelyn, Louisiana. Also there will be backwater flooding of Black and Clear lakes and may close Louisiana highway 9.
38 The low part of the levee from north of Grand Ecore will be overflowed with several hundred acres flooded. Also expect major backwater flooding up through Bayou Pierre to between Powhattan and Evelyn, Louisiana. Also expect backwater flooding up through Iatt, Nantaches, and Black, Clear, and Saline Bayous.
36 Minor lowland flooding of several hundred acres both upstream and downstream from Grand Ecore take place with backwater flooding of tributary bayous that include Bayou Pierre up through Powhattan, Louisiana. Backwater flooding also affects Iatt, Saline, Black, and Nantaches Bayous. Move livestock and equipment to higher ground away from levees.
33 Minor flooding of lowlands in the Red River floodplain between levees take place.
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Latitude: 31.808056° N, Longitude: 93.086667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 33 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 75.09 ft 108.09 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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